Delhi Masterplan: Supreme Court rejects Centre’s plea seeking modification of order

The Supreme Court today rejected the plea of the Centre seeking modification of its order in which the DDA was asked to invite suggestions from the public on amending the Master Plan of Delhi-2021. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and Navin Sinha did not accept the Centre’s submission that there was no need […]

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Collegium: Further deliberation needed for elevating Judge to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court collegium has favoured “further deliberation” and “broad-based consideration” of names of Chief Justices of various high courts before sending its decision reiterating the elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph as a judge of the top court. The resolution of the May 16 collegium meeting, uploaded on the supreme court website […]

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Collegium meet on Justice K M Joseph’s elevation to Supreme Court concludes

A crucial meeting of the Supreme Court Collegium was held today to discuss the issue of reconsidering the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph for elevation to the apex court, after it was returned by the Centre. Official sources said the members of the Collegium deliberated on the issue for nearly an hour. […]

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Relief for CJI as Cong MPs withdraw plea on impeachment from Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Archeological Survey of India for its failure to take appropriate steps to protect and preserve of the iconic Taj Mahal. The apex court also expressed concern over the historic monument being infected by insects and asked the authorities, including ASI, what steps they have taken to […]

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PIL in SC over CJI’s administrative authority as of roster

Senior advocate and former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan today filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking clarification on the administrative authority of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) as the master of roster and for laying down the principles and procedure to be followed in preparing it for allocation of cases. He filed the […]

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CJI reinstates Justice M B Lokur as e-panel in-charge

Chief Justice J S Khehar has reversed his predecessor Justice T S Thakur’s decision and reinstated Justice M B Lokur as judge in-charge of Supreme Court’s e-panel. The e-Committee set up in 2004 is a body constituted by the Government under the Supreme Court for policy formation on and implementation of Information and Communication Technology […]

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